Rebuilding Dreams: Group Legrand & United Way India’s Collaboration Restores Flood-Affected School in Barpeta, Assam – By United Way India

11 August, 2023 by United Way India

In the wake of the devastating floods that struck Assam in 2022, hope emerged from an unexpected source - a powerful collaboration between Group Legrand (India) and United Way India, an ngo working for disaster relief. Together, they embarked on a mission to rebuild the flood-affected Kharballi L.P. School in Barpeta, Assam, with a focus on disaster relief and education, turning it into a beacon of resilience and renewal.   The destructive floods had taken a toll on the school, leaving it in shambles and disrupting the education of countless children. But in the face of adversity, Group Legrand (India) and United …


United Way India combatting the wave that left behind a tale of Death, Disaster and Disease.

29 July, 2022 by United Way India

27 July, 2022 Flooding is a usual occurrence for Assam and its people due to the state’s vast river network which makes it vulnerable to natural disasters such as flooding and erosion. Each year, the Brahmaputra and Barak rivers with over 50 tributaries supplying them, cause flood devastation during the monsoon season.   The floods have been paying the state visits every year for quite a long time. So, when the Cachar district administration issued an alert about the water entering the town on the 19th of June, the people did prepare themselves but it was not enough since they did not see …



22 May, 2022 by United Way India

India’s compassionate youth is showing the world that they can be change-makers at any age. They are not the ones who have been kept away from the ground realities of real India. (Bharat) They just need to be empowered as we develop a pipeline of human-centred leaders who value people and our planet more than just business and profits. Our young champions stepped up as researchers, advocates, innovators, promoting health and safety through some of the harshest times. Their bold ideas, courage and relentless determination are a reminder of how we can achieve a safer and equal world. United Way India has been at …

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